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                                       PART I

                        POST NUMBER: LAA FDD 0020
                       CLOSING DATE: 5 May 2011
           HEADQUARTERS / UNIT: KAIA, Kabul International Airport
                   LOCATION: KABUL, AFGHANISTAN
                 JOB TITLE: Deputy Chief Fire Department
                            GRADE: ICC IIIB


                               The benefit package includes:
                - € 7117.00 monthly salary, tax-free in the host country.
                           - € 78.90 per day spent in the Theatre
            (€ 45.09 Hazard allowance + € 33.81 austere living allowance).
                     - Installation allowance equal to one-month salary
       (50% to be reimbursed if not completing two consecutive years of service).
                        - Accommodation in the Camp, free of charge.
                         - Meals of good quality available to purchase.
                                  - Laundry at nominal charge.
                             - Two days of annual leave per month.
                      - Start of Tour & End of Tour paid transportation.
              - 5 + 2 days “Leave from Theatre” plus reimbursement of ticket
                   up to € 1.000 for every 6 months spent in the Theatre.
          - Medical Insurance from Van Breda International, small fee charged.

                                 PART II – CE DUTIES



Post Context:

   The Deputy Chief Fire Department is the assistant to the Chief Fire Department.
   As the deputy, he/she manages and monitors the overall operation of the fire
   department during rescue, fire fighting and airfield service operations. On behalf
   of the Chief Fire Department, he/she organises and monitors the daily operation
   and the permanent operational readiness of the fire department. The Deputy
   Chief Fire Department represents the Chief Fire Department in his absence.
   He/she acts as On Scene Commander when required. He/she supports the Chief
   Fire Department Kabul International Airport (KAIA) with technical advice.

Reports to:

   Chief Fire Department.

Principal Duties:

   -   Commands subordinate personnel during operations.
   -   Monitors the operational readiness of the fire department in terms of personnel
       and material.
   -   Plans and reviews the conduct of training as instructed.
   -   Reviews operation overviews, messages and reports.
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    -   Implements directives and decrees issued by the chief.
    -   Draws up reports and overviews for the Fire Chief.
    -   Monitors compliance with the guidelines on the prevention of accidents and
        Fire Department regulations.
    -   Assesses preventative fire protection measures and assists in the
        development of fire protection regulations and self-protection plans for KAIA
        and, if required, other agencies in Kabul.
    -   Manages the employment of technical equipment and extinguishing agents for
        fire fighting.
    -   Assigns personnel to shifts, manages personnel leave programme.
    -   Monitors subordinates work performance, counsels subordinates and writes
        performance appraisals.

Additional Duties:

-   The incumbent may be required to perform other such related duties as directed.
    Duties are to be performed in a multi national environment.

                             PART III - QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Qualifications:

    Professional / Experience:

-   Certified to appropriate host nation Airport Fire fighter and Fire Officer Level
    standards.
-   Minimum of 10 years experience with at least 3 at management level.
-   Experienced working at a busy category 9 airfield at a senior level.
-   First Responder Level Medical.
-   Hazardous materials Awareness/Ops.
-   Experienced with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standards,
    European Fire Codes and requirements.
-   Working knowledge of NATO Standardised Agreements (STANAGs).
-   Experienced working with a wide variety of both civilian and military aircraft.
-   Experienced in leadership and management.
-   Experience working in multi-national environment.
-   Background in airport fire fighting and rescue service as a professional at senior
    level.
-   Experienced in performing senior officer duties in an airport fire department.
-   Experience of working in a military environment.
-   LGV Drivers Licence.

    Education / Training:

-   High School Diploma.
-   College level training courses/higher secondary education.
-   Accredited fire training academy or military fire fighter training school.
-   Certified and experienced with Air Base Airfield Firefighting Services.
-   Attended accredited Fire Academy or College and fully certified in airport fire
    protection at management level.

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-   Certified to at least the following: United States of America – Fire Officer 4,
    Inspector 3, Instructor 3, Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Aircraft Rescue Fire
    Fighting (ARFF). United Kingdom – Airport Watch Manager, Fire Service
    Manager, Breathing Instructor/Assessor, Fire Safety and Prevention, or own
    countries equivalent.

    Security Clearance:

       NATO SECRET

    Language

       Mandatory Proficiency:
       English: 4343

       The normal working language within the organisation is English for all written
       and oral work.

    Standard Automated Data Processing (ADP) Knowledge:

       Word Processing             : Working Knowledge

       Spreadsheet                 : Advanced Knowledge

       Graphic Presentation        : Advanced Knowledge

       Database                    : Advanced Knowledge

Desirable Qualifications:

    Professional:

-   Certified and experienced in fire safety and prevention at an advanced level.
-   Experience from duties in a multi national (military) environment.

    Education / Training:

-   Experience in life-saving measures, fire-fighting and provision of technical
    assistance.
-   Good knowledge and experience of advanced tactical and technical principles of
    airfield fire-fighting operations.
-   Public speaking skills.
-   Experienced and qualified in the unique fire fighting requirements for airfields.

    Language:

       Desirable Proficiency:
       English:

CIVILIAN POST

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    Personal Attributes:

-   The incumbent must perform all Fire/crash/rescue related duties on a large
    airbase including the assistance in the development of plans and policies within
    the framework of international and Host Nation directives, regulations, orders and
    manuals. The incumbent must be able to quickly recognise and adapt to
    new/changing situations, especially under stress in case of a major incident. Due
    to the wide span of taskings of the branch, a sound expertise is mandatory to
    initiate adequate response considering existing capabilities and available
    resources.

    Managerial Responsibilities:

-   Establishes/monitors the work priorities for the organisational element in
    coordination with the Fire Chief. Responsible for the general administrative
    issues and the operational readiness of all fire, crash and rescue related
    equipment/material.

    Professional Contacts:

-   On an as required basis maintains regular professional contact with HQ ISAF
    Branches that affect daily operations at all levels to resolve problems and to
    exchange information.
-   Regular day to day professional contacts with fire personnel and management of
    KAIA as directed by the chief to solve problems and for exchange of information.

    Contribution to the Objectives:

-   Is an essential link to the mission.
-   Has a major role in controlling Ground and Flight Safety and the operational
    readiness of the branch and the allocated resources. Effective and efficient
    operation of the unit is essential for accomplishment of the flying mission.

    Work Environment:

-   Occaisonally considerable exposure to heat, smoke, moisture and dirt.
-   High noise exposure in some deployment areas.
-   Possible risk to life and limb, e.g. due to explosions, explosive flames, toxic
    fumes, chemicals and radio active materials.
-   High psychological strain and risk depending on deployment area.
-   Living conditions in Kabul are rudimentary with lodging on the military compound.
-   Shift duty required.

Remarks:

-   Only applications from candidates meeting all essential requirements and
    possessing valid certificates/ diplomas will be taken into consideration.



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-   The successful applicant is required to be proactive in providing the pre-
    employment documents. These include a full medical pack, with supporting
    reports and signed off by your doctor.
-   In addition, confirmation is required that the candidate has been issued/can obtain
    a valid NATO Secret security clearance; this can take some time and should be
    initiated as soon as the offer of employment is received.
-   Initial 12 month contract with possible extensions
-   Because of the dynamic environment, ISAF Crisis Establishment posts are under
    regular review and therefore job contents, including contract duration and
    contractual grade may change during the contractual period.




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